April, 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

Tom Cruise orders €14,500 takeaway meal

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 Tom Cruise this week took the delivery service to a whole new level. Celebrating his 43rd birthday with numerous guests at a party in the USA, Cruise decided to call up his three favorite chefs, all living in Italy, to prepare a meal. Cruise decided to fly all three chefs out […]

Nine dead after armed Santa Claus opens fire in LA suburb

Monday, December 29, 2008 At least nine people have been killed in a two-story house in Covina, California, after a man dressed in a full Santa Claus outfit opened fire at a Christmas Eve party and then set the house ablaze. Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, California about 22 miles (35 km) […]

Swiss Screw Machines: From Watch Parts To Medical Instruments

Read An Opinion On: Guitar Store Bavas Music byadmin The manufacturing business has changed over the past s when certain timepiece makers in Switzerland created what are now called Swiss screw machines. The Original Intent Swiss screw machines were made with a singular purpose in mind. They were to provide parts for the Swiss watch […]

Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

Thursday, April 3, 2008 A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can […]

Jamaica: Violence kills at least 30

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Authorities in Jamaica say that gunfights in the capital Kingston have left at least 30 people dead, as hundreds of troops and police search for an alleged drug kingpin wanted by the US. At least 25 people were injured as well. The violence has been triggered by the Jamaican government’s efforts […]

The Training And Skills You Need To Become A Loss Prevention Specialist

Read An Opinion On: Mens Shirt Online Buy Shirts Online Australia By Kenneth Echie ‘Billions of dollars are lost to shoplifters and employee theft each year in the retail sector.’ The Loss Prevention Specialist is in charge of detecting, reporting, and resolving situations in the areas of safety, inventory shortages, cash management, and theft. He […]

Expert calls for less vaccination and more research

Friday, October 27, 2006 Following fears earlier this month that, in Britain, flu vaccine would not be available for all those due to be vaccinated this autumn, a contributor to the British Medical Journal now wants resources diverted from vaccination towards research to establish the efficacy of vaccination. There have been warnings that production problems […]

Lord Burns confirmed as new chairman of Channel 4

Thursday, November 5, 2009 Lord Terence Burns has been confirmed as the new chairman of British television channel Channel 4. Burns, who was the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury from 1991 to 1998, will take the position on January 24, 2010. He will replace the former chairman, Luke Johnson, who is now retiring. Luke was […]

Two killed in landslide in Tenerife

Sunday, November 1, 2009 At least two people have been killed in a landslide at the Playa de los Gigantes beach on the Spanish island of Tenerife. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed the information today. The victims were both women. One of them was identified as a 34-year-old woman from the southern part […]

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